We present a simple dynamic investment strategy that allows long-term passive investors to hedge climate risk without sacrificing financial returns. We illustrate how the tracking error can be virtually eliminated even for a low-carbon index with 50% less carbon footprint than its benchmark. By investing in such a decarbonized index, investors in effect are holding a “free option on carbon.”
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is one of the largest providers of climate-related investment globally. The EIB’s unique expertise and financial strength gets climate projects off the ground. However, the EIB cannot meet the challenge on its own. Cooperation with our partners is crucial. We focus where the impact of our investments is greatest. Innovative finance is key.
Central America´s location, on a narrow isthmus that bridges two continents and oceans, renders it particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Trade facilitation and the transition to sustainable production schemes represent wide opportunities for the improvement of Central America in adapting the process of climate change
The purpose of this white paper is to analyze the impact that the global agreement on climate change has on privately-owned banks. Thus, it details the main driving forces behind the development of a low-carbon economy and explains Banco Santander’s approach regarding its own contribution
Tackling climate change requires going beyond traditional financing approaches and sources to meet the challenge at a global and grassroots level
As the EU bank, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has put climate action at the top of its agenda. We have committed to invest at least 25% of our lending portfolio in low-carbon and climate-resilient growth. Our funding supports sustainable projects in over 160 countries and acts as a catalyst to mobilise private finance for climate action, encouraging others to match our long-term investment
Global climate change is a phenomenon that is creating unprecedented business challenges that are being felt from the production floor to the boardroom. Growing interest in corporate eco-efficiency by both consumers and investors is creating new business opportunities.
IT-based solutions play a major role in driving triple bottom line performance, and streamlining daily operations to keep a company’s sustainability house in order.
Whether making individual energy-efficient equipment investments or engaging in a ‘whole facility’ performance contracting arrangement, businesses need an awareness of which key areas of their infrastructure are most susceptible to, and have the greatest payback on, energy-efficiency initiatives.
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19 September 2017
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13-14 November 2017
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